H.R. 1568 (108th): Medicare Rx Now Act of 2003


Apr 2, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 2, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Calvin “Cal” Dooley

Representative for California's 20th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2003
Length: 41 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a prescription drug benefit with a high deductible at no additional premium and access to discount prices on drugs and to provide for the operation of such benefit without a deductible for certain low-income Medicare beneficiaries.

Summary (CRS)

4/2/2003--Introduced.Medicare Rx Now Act of 2003 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to provide for outpatient prescription drug coverage under Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 2, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1568”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


44 cosponsors (43D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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